Curtis Mayfield

Todd Mayfield talks Areatha in TRAVELING SOUL

Just Now<p>The son of Curtis Mayfield talks about Aretha Franklin's Chicago connection in recording the Sparkle album at Chicago's Curtom Studio's. Mr. …

Aretha Franklin

Beyoncé Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of Her 'Vogue' Cover Shoot

“I’m gonna zoom in for you guys, okay?” Queen Bey’s older daughter, Blue Ivy, says profoundly.<p>Sporting cornrows (no wigs) and natural makeup, Beyoncé …

Women of Color

Victor Wooten and his dynamite trio set 3 nights of SF Bay Area shows

Victor Wooten never really decided to become a musician. As the youngest of five exceptionally talented brothers, he was drafted into a family band …

Siblings

Beyonce gives us a behind the scene look at her Vogue cover shoot!

Just Now<p>Beyonce's September Vogue cover is already iconic for so many reasons.<p>This is the second time she has graced the cover of the Vogue September …

Anna Wintour

Warning: The behind-the-scenes video of Beyoncé's Vogue shoot might make you cry

If you've somehow managed to recover from Beyoncé's September <i>Vogue</i> cover, then hold on tight because there is finally a behind-the-scenes look from …

Beyoncé

Beyoncé Dances On Set And Blue Ivy And The Twinsies Make Cameos In BTS For VOGUE Cover Shoot

Tyler Mitchell for VOGUE<p>Beyoncé And Jay-Z’s Children Blue Ivy, Rumi And Sir Appear In VOGUE Behind The Scenes Footage<p>Guysssss! This is exciting. Blue …

African-American Culture

Watch Beyoncé’s Vogue Cover Behind-the-Scenes Video

Beyoncé recently covered <i>Vogue</i>, with photographs taken by 23-year-old Tyler Mitchell—the first person of color to ever shoot a cover for the magazine. Now, <i>Vogue</i> has released a video with behind-the-scenes footage from the shoot. It’s soundtracked by Curtis Mayfield’s classic 1970 recording “The …

Music

Beyoncé's 'Vogue' Video Is Even Better Than Her Cover

Beyoncé graced the cover of this year's eminent September issue of <i>Vogue</i>, making history with her unprecedented creative control and her work with 23-year-old wunderkind Tyler Mitchell — the first black photographer to create a cover for the 126-year-old magazine.<p>Bey kept her look natural, keeping …

Women of Color

Watch behind-the-scenes footage of Beyoncé’s Vogue cover

With appearances from Blue Ivy.<p>Just one week after sharing Beyoncé's iconic September issue cover, <i>Vogue</i> released a behind-the-scenes look of the …

Lifestyle

Beyonce’s Three Kids Joined Her on the Set of Her ‘Vogue’ Shoot and Blue Ivy Took Control!

A family affair. When <b>Beyoncé</b> shot the cover for <i>Vogue’s</i> September issue, the pop legend’s daughter <b>Blue Ivy</b>, 6, and 14-month-old twins Rumi and Sir …

CEOs

Zoom In: Vogue Brings Us Behind the Scenes of Beyoncé's September Issue

Vogue<p>“I’m going to zoom in for you guys, okay?” six-year-old Blue Ivy Carter, clearly a future Oscar-winning filmmaker, says at the open of Vogue’s …

Blue Ivy Carter

Beyonce Is a Natural Beauty in 'Vogue' Behind-the-Scenes Look, Featuring Blue Ivy

Beyonce stunned on the September cover of <i>Vogue</i>, where she appeared looking natural and carefree among flowers and linens. Now, the publication posted …

Natural Beauty

See Beyoncé Behind the Scenes of Her ‘Vogue’ Cover Shoot

Last week we got a look at Beyoncé on the cover of <i>Vogue</i>‘s September issue. After being given full creative control, Bey was photographed by …

Nicki Minaj

Watch: Behind the Scenes of Beyoncé's 'Vogue' Cover Shoot

Now that you’ve had time to get into Beyoncé’s gorgeous editorial from the September ‘Vogue’ issue, check out this behind-the-scenes video from the …

Black Culture

Vogue Shares Video From Beyoncé Cover Shoot: Watch

<i>Vogue</i> has posted a new video featuring behind-the-scenes footage from Beyoncé‘s recent cover shoot for the magazine. Filmed partially on Super 8 …

Aretha Franklin

The Bizarre Barre Chord Shapes of Allan Holdsworth, Steve Vai and Eric Johnson

Many guitarists know how to play barre chords, yet few tap into all of the magic a 1st-finger barre can offer. Great players often use the 1st finger …

Guitar

ELO’s pop perfection spaceship finally lands in Chicagoland after 30 years

I realize that to some, Electric Light Orchestra epitomize the overblown excess of the 70s; in their heyday they delved into disco, synthesizers, …

Chicagoland

Folk goddess Kath Bloom plays Chicago for the first time in her four-decade career

When I first saw that the mysterious and beguiling Kath Bloom would be playing the Hideout, I honestly gasped. The elusive singer-songwriter hardly …

Krakow

Things to do in and around Atlanta on Wednesday, July 25

On Wednesday head to a soulful concert, get fit and learn how to give back with a few activities that will give you a mid-week boost of energy and …

Soul Music

Everything That Went Down At Pusha T's Wedding

Pusha T married the love of his life Virginia Williams on Saturday in Virginia Beach, Va.<p>Pusha T (Terrence LeVarr Thornton) and his beautiful bride …

African-American News

Pusha T marries girlfriend in Virginia, Kim and Kanye attend

Pusha T is a married man.<p>On Saturday, the rapper, whose real name is Terrence Thornton, tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Virginia Williams, …

Virginia Beach

Pusha T gets married in star-studded wedding with Kanye and Kim in attendance

In a star-studded affair, rapper <b>Pusha T</b> tied the knot with his longtime love <b>Virginia Williams</b>, in Virginia Beach.<b>—</b><b>Huge inflatable chicken in prison</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Pusha T Weds Longtime Girlfriend In Star-Studded Virginia Wedding

Pusha T said “I do” this weekend as he married his longtime girlfriend Virginia Williams in a star-studded wedding in their hometown of Virginia …

Weddings

A state of soul

<b>Music heard in this segment:</b><p><b>Track Title:</b> You Got Soul<b><br>Artist:</b> The Twilights<b><br>Composer:</b> M Nash<b><br>Publisher:</b> Columbia<b><br>CD Title:</b> You Got Soul / Yes I</b> …

Music

Curtis Mayfield - Give Me Your Love(Reprise)(Prod. By Trac-Qaeda)

Soul Music

Read Excerpt From Curtis Mayfield Bio Detailing Tragic Accident

<i>Curtis Mayfield was in the midst of reviving his career in 1990, after dealing with his record label going bankrupt and a stale reception for his</i> …

George H. W. Bush

Why Director X chose Future to follow in Curtis Mayfield's footsteps curating the ‘SuperFly’ soundtrack

In 1972, in the heyday of soul and funk, director Gordon Parks Jr. set out to find the perfect artist to encapsulate the energy of New York City for his first film, the blaxploitation classic "Super Fly." He found that artist in soul musician Curtis Mayfield.<p>Mayfield wrote and produced the …

Music

Nitty Gritty - Launch

Nitty Gritty... with DJ Langston & Smartos Maximus.<br>A Unique dance night in Queenstown, featuring the best in Northern Soul, 50s Rhythm & Blues, Funk, …

Soul Music

Curtis Mayfield’s Widow Altheida Mayfield Talks About His Legacy

<b>Altheida Mayfield</b>, the wife of the late <b>Curtis Mayfield</b>, calls into the Tom Joyner Morning Show to talk about her husband’s legacy, his writing …

Love Stories

June 15 - July 1, 2018 Seattle Center International Fountain Mix

The new mix playing in the International Fountain at Seattle Center. Artists in the mix include: Pete Rock, Rudy Ray Moore, Jaribu Afrobeat Arkestra, …

African Music